Ten’s Five Bedrooms premieres to 507,000 viewers, but Seven wins Wednesday night

Ten’s newest scripted series Five Bedrooms, which comes from the writers who wrote Offspring, has premiered with moderate success to 507,000 metro viewers.

But with reality behemoth Lego Masters wrapping up on Tuesday, Seven took the lead overall for Wednesday night, holding a 19.6% audience share.

The cast of Ten’s Five Bedrooms

The most watched program overall was the first half of Seven News which pulled 1.071m metro viewers, followed by the second half, which airs as Today Tonight in some states, and brought in 1.014m.

Nine News was next with 977,000. Nine’s most watched non-news show was Hot Seat which brought in 567,000 viewers, making it the twelfth most watched show for the evening.

Home & Away continued to deliver for Seven, taking the seventh spot overall with 669,000 metro viewers. House Rules brought in 597,000 viewers in the primetime slot.

Masterchef was the most-watched offering for Ten, seeing 642,000 viewers tune in. It also took the top spot in all three key advertising demographics – 16 – 39s, 18 – 49s and 25 – 54s. There was also a rare appearance from The Project in the key demographics, as it took the second spot in 16 – 39s. Nine News took the second spot in the latter two.

ABC News took the top spot for the network with 710,000 metro viewers, while Anh’s Brush With Fame, which saw the comedian paint writer and actor Leah Purcell, brought in 555,000.

Nine’s primetime 7.30pm offering of Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation dropped from its first two outings for 2019, landing at 540,000 metro viewers. That’s down from a premiere of 632,000 and 628,000 last week.

In the audience shares, Nine took the second spot behind Seven with 17.5%, followed by Ten on 14% and ABC on 12.4%.

At a network level, Seven took the win again with 28.3%, followed by Nine on 25.7% and Ten on 21.3%. ABC took 17.3%.


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